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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Q10.- Has Your Congenital Eyelid Malformations Dx Answers

Get ready: Implementation date is still set for this October. Unlike many of the ICD-10 code sets we’ve seen, the new diagnosis codes that will replace ICD-9’s 743.x (Congenital anomalies of eyelids, lacrimal system, and orbit) series do not expand greatly on the original set. When the switchover happens, coders will look to ICD-10’s Q10.- (Congenital malformations of eyelid, lacrimal [...]